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Forum topic by rance posted 12-01-2010 12:35 AM 2736 views 0 times favorited 59 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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rance

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12-01-2010 12:35 AM

Topic tags/keywords: humor buddy icon

Seems that now even Cozmo35 has gone and done it too. :-< He’s gone and changed his buddy icon. So how long do think it will take me to instantly recognize your new logo? I declare that no one should be able to change their icons any more. :D It makes us old folks have to think too much. LOL! :)

Could you imagine if SnowyRiver, or ellen35, or, gasp, A1Jim changed theirs, all the havock that would cause? :D

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--


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canadianchips

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#1 posted 12-01-2010 12:41 AM

It’s similar to going grocery shopping and they moved all the isles around. Now we have to READ the name. I am so good at pictures only ! lol

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#2 posted 12-01-2010 12:44 AM

you can tell who the “visual learning” people are :)
(me included)

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#3 posted 12-01-2010 12:56 AM

I have developed a skin problem that has required me to shave a portion of my beard. I had a thought about updating my picture to more accurately show what I now look like. Nope – Not Going To Do It!

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#4 posted 12-01-2010 12:57 AM

good idea Charlie—for us visual people ;)
And rich – good idea—for us visual people!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Dennisgrosen

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#5 posted 12-01-2010 01:06 AM

there you nearly scared me 2 seconds Rance…..LOL

Dennis

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okwoodshop

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#6 posted 12-01-2010 01:10 AM

I thought about turning the horse just a little away from the camera????

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Paul2274

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#7 posted 12-01-2010 01:12 AM

Dennis I always look for your hat.

Rich you remind me of a friend.

and not seeing Neil with his eye wear….

I can’t imagine the utter chaos it would cause with so many changes….. what if I lost the newspaper ;)

Paul

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rance

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#8 posted 12-01-2010 02:48 AM

Yeah, Dennis’s Hat, Neil’s eye wear. Those are two that are true icons. And lets not forget MsDebbie.

When Charlie1958 changed his, it took me a while to catch up after that. However, when StevInMarin changed his, it was just a slight change so it wasn’t so bad.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#9 posted 12-01-2010 03:08 AM

I confess, I am a visual person so changes in icons are confusing for me too.

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 12-01-2010 03:47 AM

I guess you’ll just have to look at this old mug for a while. :)

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Dark_Lightning

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#11 posted 12-01-2010 04:11 AM

We all get sideswiped by change, that’s for sure. One place I worked had a wood racks with plexiglas fronts for our mail, about 10 people high and 10 wide- big rack. The secretary would type our names on Avery labels in what appeared to be 6 point font. When people joined or left our organization, she would shift the plexiglas fronts to keep them in alphabetical order. I spent way too much time hunting for mine, so I went and got a highlighter (happened to be pink) and highlighted my name. Easy to find, after that. Some peops gave me a hard time about the pink, but I couldn’t care less, I found my mail way faster.

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FredG

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#12 posted 12-01-2010 04:12 AM

Just wait till the newbie-, beginner- and rookie woodworkers think they have mastered the craft.
Or moved their shop from closet or attic to a garage.

-- Fred

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PurpLev

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#13 posted 12-01-2010 04:23 AM

people here have icons?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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CharlieM1958

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#14 posted 12-01-2010 04:29 AM

Rich, my dog had that. They said it was the mange. Don’t change your icon…. it will grow back when the medicine kicks in.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#15 posted 12-01-2010 04:46 AM

I think CharlieM1958 threw me the most…Now he looks like he’s always thinking! It’s just plain scary!

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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